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Krause Family History

Krause Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kraus.German: from Middle High German kruse ‘pitcher’, ‘jug’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or a nickname for a heavy drinker.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

746,348 Historical Documents with Krause on Ancestry.com
270,493 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
53,413 Military Records
31,650 Immigration Records
130,234 Census and Voter Lists
260,558 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Krause Families

  • Number of Krause families
     276 - 550
     93 - 275
     1 - 92
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Krause families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Krause families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Krause census records

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Krause Family Origin

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Krause Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Krause

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Krause Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Krause census records

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Krause Civil War Service Records

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